Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Market Information - by type (Black Masterbatch, Standard Color Masterbatch, White Masterbatch, Additive Masterbatch and Filler Masterbatch), by Carrier Resin (Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP) and Polystyrene (PS)), by application (Packaging, Automotive, Consumer Goods & Retail, Textile Agriculture, Building & Construction and others) and by Region - Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/CnM/2182-CR | April 2017 | Region: Global | 167 pages

Market Overview:

Masterbatch is the concentrated mixture of pigments and additives that are compressed by the heating process and are converted into a polymer carrier resin. After this process, the mixture is cooled and is cut down into a granular form. The color masterbatch is a raw polymer that is used in the process of converting a solid additive to manufacture the plastic. The Color Masterbatch Market has seen potential growth in the past few years, and the increasing number of procedures at small and medium scales, along with the key manufacturers, are focusing on turning the global markets. The rising demand for plastic and consumer good industries have propelled the demand for Color Masterbatch in the market. The applications for the growing usage of Color Masterbatch are in various sectors such as automotive, textile, agriculture, consumer goods, packaging, construction, and others.

Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Market is projected to reach USD 413.2 million by 2027 with 6.35% CAGR during review period of 2016-2027 | Middle East & Africa (MEA) Color Masterbatch Market

COVID-19 Analysis:

The fear of people and the continuous rise in the cases of the COVID-19 has badly impacted the Masterbatch Market in most of the regions. The manufactures in the plastic industries are shattered as the world is facing the biggest downfall of the decade. Lack of buyers resulted in the decreased production, and the prices are greatly hampering the growth of the Color Masterbatch Market. During the pandemic, the G20 group of nations has cut short the production of crude oil so to stabilize the Covid-19 impact. The studies have shown that the stringent rules and regulations regarding plastic usage have impacted production and hindered the growth of the Color Masterbatch Market at a vast level.

Market Dynamics:

The Color Masterbatch is advantageous with several factors, and the most important is its versatility. The major driving reason to grow in the market is that the increasing need for plastic and the packaging in all the modern applications it is a required element. The developments have shown that newer and improved technologies are introduced for quality performance with better properties of the Color Masterbatch. This has made the process faster, easier and the low costs are raising the demands of the product. Such new areas of progress have developed color masterbatches to the next type that contributed to having fast white, black, and other basics of the Color Masterbatches.

Drivers

The major driving factor in the growth of the market is the accelerated demands of plastic by the various end-user industries. The usage of the masterbatch has been increased in various products like wires, cables, and electronic gadgets like T.V., computers, and also home appliances that aided a rapid market growth.

Opportunities

As per the analysis, the end-user industries are growing so fast, so if the small-scale vendors will provide better quality raw materials, the overall market will grow and will generate great revenues. The new investors and manufacturers can set up the projects in the areas where the weather and environmental conditions are favorable. This will provide better opportunities to the supplier and the buyer.

Restraints

The biggest restraining factor that impacted the growth of the Color Masterbatch Market is the degradability and the environmental impact on the polymers. Due to certain polymers like polyvinyl chloride, The other restraints for the growth of the color masterbatch market are stiffness and color to the plastic is not of the utmost quality. These issues have been overcome by the developed technologies to maintain growth in the market.

Challenges

The environmental concerns and the volatile raw material prices are a challenge for the masterbatch market growth. The geopolitical issues and the strains in the government regulations have changed the market growth scenarios after the pandemic.

Regulatory Implications

The lightweight and effective costs have increased the plastic demand in the market, and it turned out to boost the Color Masterbatch Market. The increasing safety, security, and environmental concerns have fuelled the Color Masterbatch Market as the usage of colorful plastics for packaging, and it is eventually an argument for the growth in the global market. The middle east, Africa and Egypt have shown significant growth in the past years and will continue to grow with high revenues in the global market.

Segment Overview:

The Color Masterbatch market has been segmented into type, application, polymer type, end-user, and region. Among the above segmentation, the type segmentation is divided into White Masterbatch, Black Masterbatch, Additive Masterbatch, and Filler Masterbatch. Out of all these, the largest hold in the global market has been accounted for the Black Masterbatches in terms of value and volume. It has been the most used Color Masterbatch in the market.

By Type


  • Color Masterbatch (White Masterbatch & Black Masterbatch)

  • Solid Masterbatch

  • Liquid Masterbatch

  • Additive Masterbatch

  • Filler Masterbatch

  • Special Effect Masterbatch


By Application


  • Packaging

  • Automotive

  • Consumer Goods & Retail

  • Textile

  • Agriculture

  • Building & Construction

  • Electrical and Electronics

  • Energy & Power


By Polymer Type


  • Polyurethane

  • Polyethylene ((High-Density Polyethylene, Low-Density Polyethylene)

  • Polyvinyl Chloride

  • Polypropylene

  • Polyethylene Terephthalate


By End-User


  • Packaging

  • Agriculture

  • Aerospace

  • Automotive

  • Electrical and Electronics

  • Building & Construction

  • Energy & Power


By Region


  • North Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Rest of North Africa)

  • Middle East (Saudi Arabia, East, UAE, Israel, Rest of Middle)


Regional Analysis

In 2019, the middle east region had led the market with growth and giving a share of more than 35% to the Color Masterbatch Market. UAE followed the trends and is still standing strong. The increased population, along with a couple of activities that have grown the market products are escalating the construction and industrial growth as well. Saudi Arabia is one of the leading producers of crude oil, so the availability of raw material has benefited this area for enhancing production and the quality of the product. According to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association, the evaluation has shown that Saudi Arabia has accounted for 67% of the production of plastic resins and is the largest polymer consumer that is around 61% consumption of the 5 million tons of the consumption is the GCC. Other regions like UAE and Africa have also contributed around 20-25% to the market production. In several regions like North Africa and some areas of APAC regions have seen the growth of pharma-based industries that resulted in huge plastic packaging demands, and subsequently, the Color Masterbatch is boosting the market in these locations as well.

As per the analysis, in 2019 Government has invested around $46 billion in the health care and development sector, so that has given a privilege to the developing countries to invest, and start-ups have been introduced that are also propelling in the Color Masterbatch Market. The APAC region has also dominated the market with the largest consumption of the polymers that have been taken from India and China.

Competitive Landscape

New technology launches, R&D activities, Collaborations, and acquisitions are the key strategies adopted by the players in the Color Masterbatch Market. There were some restricted members in terms of market players in the past few years; however, now, when the consumption and the demands have increased, there are so many industries that have been emerged and now running the market with maximum revenues and profits.

Some of the key players that have been accounted to share in the Color Masterbatch Market:

● Clariant AG

● Ampacet Corporation

● A.Schulman, Inc.

● Polyone Corporation

● Cabot Corporation

● Plastika Kritis S.A

● Plastiblends India Ltd

● Hubron International

● Tosaf Group

● Penn Color, Inc.

● LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V

● Ferro Corporation

● Astra Polymers

Recent Developments

● In 2020, Tosaf Group, an Israeli-based company, opened its first plant in North America, and this was a sign of expanding the industry outside the borders of middle east regions.

● In January 2020, an international industry Cabot Corporation had a deal for around $11.5 million with Shenzhen Sanshun Nano New Materials, a Chinese nanotube supplier that is a leading industry for carbon nanotube production in China.

● In March 2019, Ampacet Corporation introduced a new plant in Belgium that aims for better and improved overall customer experience by this expansion.

● In April 2018, one of the major market players, Tosaf Group, launched an anti-fog masterbatch that is used in packaging. It reduced the effect of moisture on the films and is used at a really wide range in the production processes.

● In January 2018, Clariant AG launched the new masterbatch production house in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. This led the Clariant AG to strengthen the position in Africa, and middle east areas that made the access for the raw materials and the logistical connections were improved.

Report Overview:

The above report has provided an extensive outlook of the future for the Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Market. Primarily the product usage, opportunities, and the type have been discussed. Along with this, a detailed description has been provided in terms of quality and the growth areas of the market. If we go through the quantitative analysis, various industry experts have given their key opinions, and deeper insight has been provided to gain maximum profits in the market. The current market scenarios and the historical overview have been mentioned in the report analysis of the Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Marke research in the forecast period. Market segmentation has been studied broadly. The key players in the recent past have been deeply discussed. Overall achievements, revenue growth, and profits have been broadly mentioned as per the forecast period.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


Middle East & Africa color masterbatch market is expected to expand at 6.35% CAGR from 2016 to 2027.

Middle East & Africa color masterbatch market is expected to reach a size of USD 413.2 million by 2027.

Black masterbatch can dominate the Middle East & Africa color masterbatch market by 2027.

Africa is anticipated to dominate the Middle East & Africa color masterbatch market till 2027.

Ferro Corporation, Cabot Plastics International, Astra Polymers, Clariant Masterbatches, TOSAF Compounds, A Schulman, Polyone Corporation, Hubron, Ampacet Corporation, and Polyplast Müller are key players of the Middle East & Africa color masterbatch market.

1 Report Prologue


2 Market Introduction

2.1 Definition

2.2 Scope of the Study

2.3 Research Objective

2.4 Assumptions & Limitations

2.4.1 Assumptions

2.4.2 Limitations

2.5 Market Segmentation

2.5.1 Types

2.5.1.1 Introduction

2.5.1.2 White Masterbatch

2.5.1.3 Standard Color Masterbatch

2.5.1.4 Black Color Masterbatch

2.5.1.5 Additive Masterbatch

2.5.1.6 Filler Masterbatch

2.5.2 Carrier Resin

2.5.2.1 Introduction

2.5.2.2 Polyethylene (PE)

2.5.2.3 Polypropylene (PP)

2.5.2.4 Polystyrene (PS)

2.5.3 Application 22

2.5.3.1 Introduction 22

2.5.3.2 Consumer Goods & Retail 22

2.5.3.3 Textile 23

2.5.3.4 Packaging 23

2.5.3.5 Automotive 23

2.5.3.6 Agriculture 23

2.5.3.7 Building & Construction 24

3 Research Methodology

3.1 Primary Research 26

3.2 Secondary Research 26

4 Market Dynamics

4.1 Introduction 27

4.2 Drivers 28

4.2.1 Growing Demand from Plastic Industry 28

4.2.2 Growing Demand of Lightweight Vehicles 28

4.2.3 Increasing Demand for Specialized Colors 29

4.3 Restraints 29

4.3.1 Fluctuating Prices Across the Region 29

4.3.2 Shortage of Raw Material 30

4.4 Trends 30

4.4.1 Growing Construction & Electronics Markets 30

4.4.2 Increasing Plastic Production 30

5 Market Factor Analysis

5.1 Supply Chain Analysis 31

5.1.1 Raw Material 31

5.1.2 Compounding & Manufacturing Process 31

5.1.3 End User 32

5.2 Porter's 5 Forces Analysis 32

5.2.1 Threat from New Entrants 33

5.2.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers 33

5.2.3 Bargaining Power of Supplier 33

5.2.4 Threat from Substitutes 33

5.2.5 Threat of Rivalry 34

6 Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Market, By Type

6.1 Introduction 35

6.2 Black Masterbatch 37

6.3 Standard Color Masterbatch 40

6.4 White Masterbatch 43

6.5 Additive Masterbatch 46

6.6 Filler Masterbatch 49

7 Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Market, By Carrier Resin

7.1 Introduction 52

7.2 Polyethylene (PE) 53

7.3 Polypropylene (PP) 56

7.4 Polystyrene (PS) 59

8 Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Market, By Application

8.1 Introduction 63

8.2 Packaging 65

8.3 Automotive 68

8.4 Consumer Goods & Retail 71

8.5 Textile 74

8.6 Agriculture 77

8.7 Building & Construction 80

9 Middle East & Africa Color Masterbatch Market, By Region

9.1 Introduction 83

9.2 Middle East 89

9.2.1 GCC 93

9.2.2 Israel 96

9.2.3 Turkey 99

9.2.4 Rest of Middle East 102

9.3 Africa 105

9.3.1 Central Africa 109

9.3.2 Southern Africa 112

9.3.3 North Africa 115

9.3.4 East Africa 118

9.3.5 West Africa 121

10 Competitive Landscape

10.1 Introduction 124

10.2 Product Launch 125

10.3 Expansion 128

10.4 Acquisition 130

10.5 MEA Color Masterbatch: Major Consumers 131

10.6 MEA Color Masterbatch Production Capacity, By Manufacturers 136

11 Company Profiles

11.1 A Schulman 137

11.1.1 Company Overview 137

11.1.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 137

11.1.3 Financial Updates 139

11.1.4 Key Developments 141

11.2 TOSAF Compounds 142

11.2.1 Company Overview 142

11.2.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 142

11.2.3 Financial Updates 143

11.2.4 Key Developments 143

11.3 Polyplast Müller 144

11.3.1 Company Overview 144

11.3.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 144

11.3.3 Financial Updates 144

11.3.4 Key Developments 145

11.4 Polyone Corporation 146

11.4.1 Company Overview 146

11.4.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 146

11.4.3 Financial Updates 146

11.4.4 Key Developments 147

11.5 Hubron 148

11.5.1 Company Overview 148

11.5.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 148

11.5.3 Financial Updates 148

11.5.4 Key Developments 149

11.6 Clariant Masterbatches 150

11.6.1 Company Overview 150

11.6.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 150

11.6.3 Key Developments 151

11.7 Cabot Plastics International 153

11.7.1 Company Overview 153

11.7.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 153

11.7.3 Key Developments 153

11.8 Ampacet Corporation 155

11.8.1 Company Overview 155

11.8.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 155

11.8.3 Financial Updates 155

11.8.4 Key Developments 156

11.9 Ferro Corporation 158

11.9.1 Company Overview 158

11.9.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 158

11.9.3 Financial Updates 159

11.9.4 Key Developments 160

11.10 Astra Polymers 161

11.10.1 Company Overview 161

11.10.2 Product/Business Segment Overview 161

11.10.3 Financial Updates 162

11.10.4 Key Developments 164

12 Conclusion


13 List of Tables

TABLE 1 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2016-2027 ($MILLION) 35

TABLE 2 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2016-2027 (MILLION TONS) 36

TABLE 3 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BLACK MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 37

TABLE 4 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, FOR BLACK MASTER BATCH, BY REGION, 2016-2027 (MILLION TONS) 37

TABLE 5 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BLACK MASTERBATCH, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 38

TABLE 6 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, FOR BLACK MASTER BATCH, BY COUNTRY, 2016-2027 (MILLION TONS) 38

TABLE 7 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BLACK MASTERBATCH, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 39

TABLE 8 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, FOR BLACK MASTER BATCH, 2016-2027 (MILLION TONS) 39

TABLE 9 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR STANDARD COLOR MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 40

TABLE 10 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR STANDARD COLOR MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 40

TABLE 11 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR STANDARD COLOR MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 41

TABLE 12 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR STANDARD COLOR MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 41

TABLE 13 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR STANDARD COLOR MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 42

TABLE 14 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR STANDARD COLOR MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 42

TABLE 15 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR WHITE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 43

TABLE 16 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR WHITE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 43

TABLE 17 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR WHITE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 44

TABLE 18 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR WHITE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 44

TABLE 19 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR WHITE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 45

TABLE 20 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR WHITE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 45

TABLE 21 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR ADDITIVE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 46

TABLE 22 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR ADDITIVE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 46

TABLE 23 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR ADDITIVE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 47

TABLE 24 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR ADDITIVE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 47

TABLE 25 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR ADDITIVE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 48

TABLE 26 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR ADDITIVE MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 48

TABLE 27 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR FILLER MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 49

TABLE 28 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR FILLER MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 49

TABLE 29 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR FILLER MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 50

TABLE 30 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR FILLER MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 50

TABLE 31 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR FILLER MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 51

TABLE 32 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR FILLER MASTERBATCH, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 51

TABLE 33 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2016-2027 ($ MILLION) 52

TABLE 34 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 53

TABLE 35 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 54

TABLE 36 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 54

TABLE 37 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 55

TABLE 38 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 55

TABLE 39 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 56

TABLE 40 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYPROPYLENE (PP), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 56

TABLE 41 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYPROPYLENE (PP), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 57

TABLE 42 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYPROPYLENE (PP), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 57

TABLE 43 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYPROPYLENE (PP), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 58

TABLE 44 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYPROPYLENE (PP), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 58

TABLE 45 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYPROPYLENE (PP), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 59

TABLE 46 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYSTYRENE (PS), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 59

TABLE 47 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYSTYRENE (PS), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 60

TABLE 48 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYSTYRENE (PS), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 60

TABLE 49 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYSTYRENE (PS), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 61

TABLE 50 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYSTYRENE (PS), BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 61

TABLE 51 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR POLYSTYRENE (PS), BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 62

TABLE 52 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2016-2027 ($ MILLION) 63

TABLE 53 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2016-2027 (MILLION TONS) 64

TABLE 54 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 65

TABLE 55 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 65

TABLE 56 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 66

TABLE 57 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 66

TABLE 58 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 67

TABLE 59 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 67

TABLE 60 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 68

TABLE 61 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 68

TABLE 62 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 69

TABLE 63 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 69

TABLE 64 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 70

TABLE 65 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 70

TABLE 66 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR CONSUMER GOODS & RETAIL, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 71

TABLE 67 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR CONSUMER GOODS & RETAIL, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 71

TABLE 68 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR CONSUMER GOODS & RETAIL, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 72

TABLE 69 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR CONSUMER GOODS & RETAIL, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 72

TABLE 70 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR CONSUMER GOODS & RETAIL, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 73

TABLE 71 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR CONSUMER GOODS & RETAIL, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 73

TABLE 72 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR TEXTILE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 74

TABLE 73 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR TEXTILE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 74

TABLE 74 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR TEXTILE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 75

TABLE 75 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR TEXTILE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 75

TABLE 76 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR TEXTILE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 76

TABLE 77 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR TEXTILE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 76

TABLE 78 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AGRICULTURE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 77

TABLE 79 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AGRICULTURE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 77

TABLE 80 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AGRICULTURE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 78

TABLE 81 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AGRICULTURE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 78

TABLE 82 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AGRICULTURE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 79

TABLE 83 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR AGRICULTURE, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 79

TABLE 84 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 80

TABLE 85 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 80

TABLE 86 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 81

TABLE 87 MIDDLE EAST COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 81

TABLE 88 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 82

TABLE 89 AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET FOR BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 82

TABLE 90 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 83

TABLE 91 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 84

TABLE 92 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 85

TABLE 93 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 85

TABLE 94 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 86

TABLE 95 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 87

TABLE 96 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 88

TABLE 97 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 88

TABLE 98 MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 89

TABLE 99 MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 89

TABLE 100 MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 90

TABLE 101 MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 90

TABLE 102 MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 91

TABLE 103 MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 91

TABLE 104 MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 92

TABLE 105 MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 92

TABLE 106 GCC: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 93

TABLE 107 GCC: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 93

TABLE 108 GCC: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 94

TABLE 109 GCC: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 94

TABLE 110 GCC: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 95

TABLE 111 GCC: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 95

TABLE 112 ISRAEL: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 96

TABLE 113 ISRAEL: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 96

TABLE 114 ISRAEL: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 97

TABLE 115 ISRAEL: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 97

TABLE 116 ISRAEL: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 98

TABLE 117 ISRAEL: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 98

TABLE 118 TURKEY: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 99

TABLE 119 TURKEY: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 99

TABLE 120 TURKEY: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 100

TABLE 121 TURKEY: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 100

TABLE 122 TURKEY: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 101

TABLE 123 TURKEY: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 101

TABLE 124 REST OF MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 102

TABLE 125 REST OF MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 102

TABLE 126 REST OF MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 103

TABLE 127 REST OF MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 103

TABLE 128 REST OF MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 104

TABLE 129 REST OF MIDDLE EAST: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 104

TABLE 130 AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 105

TABLE 131 AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 105

TABLE 132 AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 106

TABLE 133 AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 106

TABLE 134 AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 107

TABLE 135 AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 107

TABLE 136 AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 108

TABLE 137 AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 108

TABLE 138 CENTRAL AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 109

TABLE 139 CENTRAL AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 109

TABLE 140 CENTRAL AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 110

TABLE 141 CENTRAL AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 110

TABLE 142 CENTRAL AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 111

TABLE 143 CENTRAL AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 111

TABLE 144 SOUTHERN AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 112

TABLE 145 SOUTHERN AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 112

TABLE 146 SOUTHERN AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 113

TABLE 147 SOUTHERN AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 113

TABLE 148 SOUTHERN AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 114

TABLE 149 SOUTHERN AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 114

TABLE 150 NORTH AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 115

TABLE 151 NORTH AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 115

TABLE 152 NORTH AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 116

TABLE 153 NORTH AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 116

TABLE 154 NORTH AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 117

TABLE 155 NORTH AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 117

TABLE 156 EAST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 118

TABLE 157 EAST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 118

TABLE 158 EAST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 119

TABLE 159 EAST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 119

TABLE 160 EAST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 120

TABLE 161 EAST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 120

TABLE 162 WEST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 121

TABLE 163 WEST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 121

TABLE 164 WEST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 122

TABLE 165 WEST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 122

TABLE 166 WEST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 ($MILLION) 123

TABLE 167 WEST AFRICA: COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2014-2027 (MILLION TONS) 123

TABLE 168 PRODUCT LAUNCH, 2012-2017 125

TABLE 169 EXPANSION: 2012-2017 128

TABLE 170 ACQUISITION, 2012-2017 130

TABLE 171 MEA COLOR MASTERBATCH: MAJOR CONSUMERS 131

TABLE 172 A SCHULMAN: SEGMENT OVERVIEW 137

TABLE 173 A SCHULMAN: KEY DEVEOLPMENT 141

TABLE 174 TOSAF COMPOUNDS: SEGMENT OVERVIEW 142

TABLE 175 TOSAF COMPOUNDS: KEY DEVELOPMENT 143

TABLE 176 POLYPLAST MULLER: SEGMENT OVERVIEW 144

TABLE 177 POLYPLAST MULLER: RECENT FINANCIAL 144

TABLE 178 POLYPLAST MULLER: KEY DEVELOPMENT 145

TABLE 179 POLYONE CORPORATION: SEGEMNT OVERVIEW 146

TABLE 180 POLYONE CORPORATION: KEY DEVELOPMENT 147

TABLE 181 HUBRON: SEGMENT OVERVIEW 148

TABLE 182 HUBRON: KEY DEVELOPMENT 149

TABLE 183 CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES: KEY DEVELOPMENT 151

TABLE 184 CABOT PLASTICS INTERNATIONAL: SEGMENT OVERVIEW 153

TABLE 185 CABOT PLASTICS INTERNATIONAL: KEY DEVELOPMENT 153

TABLE 186 AMPACET CORPORATION: SEGMENT OVERVIEW 155

TABLE 187 AMPACET CORPORATION: KEY DEVELOPMENTS 156

TABLE 188 FERRO CORPORATION SEGMENT OVERVIEW 158

TABLE 189 FERRO CORPORATION: KEY DEVELOPMENTS 160

TABLE 190 ASTRA POLYMERS: SEGMENT OVERVIEW 161

TABLE 191 ASTRA POLYMERS: KEY DEVELOPMENTS 164

14 List of Figures

FIGURE 1 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE, BY TYPE, 2015 (%) 15

FIGURE 2 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2015 (%) 16

FIGURE 3 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE, BY APPLICATION, 2015 (%) 16

FIGURE 4 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE, BY REGION, 2015 (%) 17

FIGURE 5 MARKET SEGMENTATION OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET 19

FIGURE 6 RESEARCH PROCESS 25

FIGURE 7 DRT OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET 27

FIGURE 8 GROWTH DRIVERS: IMPACT ANALYSIS 28

FIGURE 9 RESTRAINTS: IMPACT ANALYSIS 29

FIGURE 10 PORTER'S 5 FORCES ANALYSIS OF MEA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET 32

FIGURE 11 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE BY TYPE IN 2015 (%) 35

FIGURE 12 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY TYPE, 2016-2027 (MILLION TONS) 36

FIGURE 13 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE BY CARRIER RESIN IN 2015 (%) 52

FIGURE 14 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY CARRIER RESIN, 2016-2027 (MILLION TONS) 53

FIGURE 15 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE BY APPLICATION IN 2015 (%) 63

FIGURE 16 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2016-2027 (MILLION TONS) 64

FIGURE 17 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE, BY REGION IN 2015 83

FIGURE 18 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE, BY TYPE IN 2015 84

FIGURE 19 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE, BY APPLICATION IN 2015 85

FIGURE 20 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA COLOR MASTERBATCH MARKET SHARE, BY CARRIER RESIN IN 2015 87

FIGURE 21 KEY DEVELOPMENTS OF MAJOR PLAYERS 124

FIGURE 22 PRODUCT LAUNCH BY MAJOR PLAYERS 125

FIGURE 23 EXPANSION BY MAJOR PLAYERS 128

FIGURE 24 ACQUISITION BY MAJOR PLAYERS 130

FIGURE 25 MEA COLOR MASTERBATCH PRODUCTION CAPACITY, BY MANUFACTURERS 136

FIGURE 26 A SCHULMAN: RECENT FINANCIAL 139

FIGURE 27 A SCHULMAN: OPERATING INCOME AND R&D 140

FIGURE 28 A SCHULMAN: BUSINESS REVENUE MIX (2015) 140

FIGURE 29 A SCHULMAN: GEOGRAPHIC REVENUE MIX (2015) 140

FIGURE 30 POLYPLAST MULLER: BUSINESS REVENUE MIX (2015) 145

FIGURE 31 POLYONE CORPORATION: RECENT FINANCIAL 146

FIGURE 32 POLYONE CORPORATION: BUSINESS REVENUE MIX (2015) 147

FIGURE 33 POLYONE CORPORATION: GEOGRAPHIC REVENUE MIX (2015) 147

FIGURE 34 HUBRON: RECENT FINANCIAL 148

FIGURE 35 HUBRON: GROSS PROFIT OVERVIEW 149

FIGURE 36 CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES: SEGMENT OVERVIEW 150

FIGURE 37 CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES: EBITDA MARGIN 151

FIGURE 38 CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES: SEGMENT REVENUE (2015) 151

FIGURE 39 CABOT PLASTICS INTERNATIONAL: SEGMENT REVENUE (2015) 153

FIGURE 40 FERRO CORPORATION: RECENT FINANCIALS 159

FIGURE 41 FERRO CORPORATION: SEGMENT REVENUE (%) (2015) 159

FIGURE 42 FERRO CORPORATION: GEOGRAPHIC REVENUE (%) (2015) 160

FIGURE 43 ASTRA POLYMERS: RECENT FINANCIALS 162

FIGURE 44 ASTRA POLYMERS: RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT 2015 163

FIGURE 45 ASTRA POLYMERS: SEGMENT REVENUE 2015 163

FIGURE 46 ASTRA POLYMERS: GEOGRAPHY REVENUE 2015 164